A new show features works by both homegrown Dawoodi Bohra artists as well as from the diaspora.
Honourable Governor Shrimati Anandiben Patel called on His Holiness during his visit to the city
Misconceptions abound about the rights and roles of women in Islam. We look at the Quran and Hadith to see what they really should be.
11 year old Zahra runs SWAN - a personal care product company that only uses organic ingredients
Mariya Ratlami is a scientist at the Indian Space Research Organisation. She spoke to DBWRF.
We take a brief look at the various ladies’ organisation in the community
Two women talk about their experiences of living and working whilst wearing the Bohra rida
Paper quilling artist Fatema Qureish exhibited as part of the East Africa arts festival earlier this year
In December, Bohra students from the Indus Valley School of Architecture were among those featured by Pakistan's 'The News'
FPJ reports on Syedna's long awaited arrival in the city of Ujjain
Shahzada Ezzuddin represents Syedna at gathering for 'Promoting Understanding and Moderation' in New Delhi
President commends the Bohras' contribution to the country and looks forwarding to meeting Syedna at masjid inauguration
200 children from south Indian cities participate
Pakistan cricket legend Waqar Younis and Cumberland Council Lord Mayor attend Sydney Jamaat's Sydney Cricket League tournament
Moiz Talib is feted by Cambridge International for topping IGCSE in Maths and Accounting
Annual meeting for exchange of ideas takes place at Badri Mahal
Syedna leads mourning for uncle, son of the 51st da'i al-mutlaq who passes away in Mumbai
Inter-faith effort prepares lunches for homeless shelters in Los Angeles area
PM meets and talks with students from Husamiyah and Saifiyah Schools
Bohras invited to King Hamad of Bahrain’s peaceful co-existence initiative
Sindh governor singles out community’s role in restoring Karachi’s peaceful and positive light
Indian Express columnist Sadaf Modak talks to Shabbir Dawood Paghdiwala about the age-old art of making 'pagdhis' - at his shop in Bhendi Bazaar
Mid-day columnist Meher Marfatia goes behind the scenes to find the history of Bhendi Bazaar Old residents and shopkeepers of Bhendi Bazaar, now on the cusp of redevelopment, trace its heyday
Writer Asiff Hussein offers a colourful insight into the historical and contemporary story of the Bohra community of Sri Lanka.
Syedna thanks rulers for constant support for Bohras and all communities who have settled in the Emirates
Singapore's Straits Times talks to a resident of the Mumbai Transit Facility for those awaiting their new homes in the redeveloped Bhendi Bazaar
Sri Lanka Prime Minister, Hon. Ranil Wikremesinghe, called on His Holiness Dr Syedna Mufaddal Saifuddin at Saifee Villa, Colombo.
Renovated masjid, expanded MSB school and a residential complex will be inaugurated during Syedna's current visit to the Emirate
Pakistan triumphs in 18 team international cricket tournament visited by game’s superstars
The National Geographic takes us on a photo tour of the beautiful Bohra mansions of Sidhpur
The National Geographic takes a walk and through the Bohra homes of Sidhpur
Maria Shakir is an artist in Nagpur. She was recently featured in The Bangalore Mirror for her work, 'Riwayet - A Shadow Sculpture'
DNA reports on how SBUT intends to preserve the old world charm of Bhendi Bazaar even as it modernizes it.
Syedna Mufaddal Saifuddin's TUS birthday was celebrated in Surat with a night-time procession and a daytime sermon attended by over 30000 Bohras
Brace of Asian Safety Awards at International Conference for Mumbai Hospital
We look back to last year’s upliftment program and Leicester jamaat’s efforts in India
As Christmas is celebrated we reflect on some of the teachings of Prophet Eesa
Dawoodi Bohras hold interfaith Mawlid al-Nabi and Christmas celebration at Noor Masjid in Manchester, England.
Rekindling of the flame of the Unknown Soldier honours Indian soldiers lost in both World Wars
Chennai see off Bengaluru's South Indian derby challenge in Burhani Sports International Volleyball Tourney
Saifee Golden Jubilee English Public School opens creche for employees' children
Bohras from the LA jamaat joined other volunteers of Operation Gratitude as they prepared their 2 millionth 'Care Package' - dedicating the milestone to wildfire First Responders.
Maria Gulamhusein sets out her aims as a young ambassador of the UN Association of Sweden.
10 year old Mustafa Raja selected by Florida tennis academy for a one month training course
Businessman from South London awarded Freedom of the City of London for charity and community work.
Food, warm clothing distributed to shelter and those on the streets as part of Syedna's Upliftment program
Shabbir Ghadiyali makes his now annual cycling pilgrimage to Mumbai
Boston jamaat packages 15000 meals for 'Neighbors in Need' charity
Children from MSB institutes around India take part in art competition
The Deputy PM and other guests visited the construction site of the masjid and met with the growing community.
Syedna Mufaddal Saifuddin lead Milad celebrations in Mumbai on Wednesday
Jaamat installs first of what it hopes will be many clean drinking water fountains in the city.
The hijrat took place on the same day and date as the birth of the Prophet Mohammed SA and it is from that year that the Islamic calendar dates. This article examines the lunar basis of the Bohra calendar.
India's External Affairs Minister approved visa for 33 children from Pakistan to join Quran event in which 21,000 will participate to mark Prophet Mohammed's ( SA ) birthday celebrations
Hasanat High School brought in Ahmedabad-based Artist in Residence team for production of Merchant in Venice play
MHADA chief pays respects at Raudat Tahera before inspecting Bhendi Bazaar redevelopment
Time magazine described ground zero at the Fukushima Nuclear disaster as the ‘The World’s Most Dangerous Room’. Arfakshad Munaim was part of a scientific team that worked there in the aftermath. He tells us something about his project to rehabilitate the area.
Article on XSeed Educational Company watches it in action in Attalim School in Andheri
Special Feature on Syedna Mufaddal Saifuddin - South Asia Magazine
Amateur cricketers plan regular Saturday cleanliness drive of Mumbai's iconic Azaad Maidan
Bohras participate in Najaf-Karbala walk and central London commemoration
In the aftermath of the Hurricane Houston Astros brought something to smile about to the Texan city
We spoke to some of those who attended Ashara in Karachi, some of them first time attendees of Ashara with Syedna, and hear what they had to say about their experiences.
Syedna Saifuddin's first sermon as dai al-mutlaq in Kolkata re-emphasized the peaceful contribution to society he expects of his community
MSB Youngsters pack a punch in North Zone Championship
Syedna arrived in the 'City of Joy' on Monday 6th November with the Chehlum sermon on Thursday the prime event of the visit
South Indian tennis youngster wins 14th AITA title in Bengaluru
Bohras partnered with the Alameda Creek Alliance to clean up and restore a stretch of the Alameda creek running alongside Masjid-e-Mohammedi
Murtaza Tajbhoy, Chief Strategy Officer of Leo Burnett Sri Lanka was awarded the IAA Champion award. He is the first Sri Lankan to win this prestigious accolade.
Boston jamaat hosts 'Faiths of Our Community' event in North Billerica masjid
Kolkata MSB hosts inter-school art competition
Renowned artist & designer Yousuf Bashir Qureshi visited Syedna Mufaddal Saifuddin at the latter's residence in Karachi during Syedna's Muharram visit to the city
Aziz Poonawala documents his travels to Karachi, for the Moharram 1439H congregation.
Government to provide support to the Bohra community in humanitarian and social work, PM promises
'Sindh is the land of Sufi saints and I consider it my home'
“We are thankful for your support, co-operation and personal care....the people of Karachi are good hosts and respect their guests."
Syedna received by Pakistan President Mamnoon Hussain, at State Guest House in Karachi
Mayor praises community's role in the city and Syedna prays for peace in CM visit
There are 10 authentic 'qira'at' - readings - of the Qur'an. We look at that of Khalaf 'an Hamzah as recited in this Ashara Mubraka in Karachi.
“If we become afraid of some isolated incidents that happened over the years and don’t wear our traditional clothes or stop going to our mosques, or jamatkhana, then we also lose our culture and our identity."
The Bohra community event is a hundred times what the World Eleven matches were. There is little or no state money involved......
Governor, CM and Mayor are among high ranking dignitaries to attend 3rd day Moharram sermon
Renowned artist & designer Yousuf Bashir Qureshi visited Syedna Mufaddal Saifuddin at the latter's residence in Karachi during Syedna's Muharram visit to the city
Former international team captain and current political party leader called on Syedna in Karachi
Moulana Tariq Jamil Saheb, Christian clergy and Champions Trophy winning Pakistan captain came to visit Syedna in Karachi
The Times of India takes a stroll through Pune's 200 year old Bohri Aali mercantile hub
Pakistan's 'The Tribune' reports on Syedna's arrival for the commemoration of Moharram in Karachi
To convince residents, the trust is using social media and highlighting stories of people who have chosen life over a dangerous home - DNA reports
Manipur Governor discusses trilateral educational initiative with Syedna in Mumbai
Syedna brings message of peace for the people of Pakistan as he is welcomed by Sindh Chief Minister Syed Murad Ali Shah
Economic Times reports on Indian community's efforts in Houston Hurricane Harvey relief efforts
After tour of the campus and meeting with students, Mr Ahsan Iqbal expressed the wish that he had visited the 'marvelous institute' much earlier
Shelters, relief workers and Police were supplied with hot meals by Houston FMB
23-day-old baby and seven others of Lightwala family died in building collapse; Syedna Mufaddal Saifuddin, leader of Bohra community, attends funeral prayers.
Syedna Saifuddin prayed for the deceased and their loved ones in Eid eve supplication
PM lauds contributions of Bohra community in social welfare, economic activities
As of the 9th of Zil-Hijjah the Hajj begins and 1000s of Bohras will be among the millions who have thronged to Mecca to fulfil this tenet of Islam
Fort area Faizul Mawaaid al-Burhaniyah distributes food packets to commuters at CS Terminus
Syedna arrives for 5 day visit to eastern India port city
Houston FMB delivers over 6000 meals to shelters for flood evacuees
Yuva Sena President joined hundreds of Bohras in Marol's Aarey Colony to brighten up a soaking wet Sunday morning and plant a 1000 saplings on Syedna's birthday.
After just over a week in England, Syedna arrived in Paris by Eurostar on Tuesday 8 August for his first visit since becoming the head of the community
Mysore Star's 'Star of the week' - Mustafa Raja - is now competing with and defeating players 3-4 years senior to him.
In two sermons in Birmingham and London, Syedna reasserted the indivisible central beliefs of the community; love of the country and commitment to faith
Syedna Mufaddal Saifuddin TUS inaugurated the new masjid in Birmingham, UK, naming it Al-Masjid al-Saifee
Syedna Mufaddal Saifuddin arrived in London ahead of a visit to Birmingham for the inauguration of the UK's newest Bohra masjid
Iraq Foreign Minister visits Raudat Tahera, Bhendi Bazaar Redevelopment and Saifee Hospital during day-long interaction with Mumbai's Bohra community
Dubai: Members of Dubai’s Dawoodi Bohra Muslim community this week took part in a blood donation drive. Blood Donation drive by the Dawoodi Bohra Community in Dubai in line with the Year of Giving.
Mr Yusuf Mamujee's contribution to a new Sri Lankan government publication on communities in the country is recognized with a presidential award
The Times of India features shops still running since the days of The Raj in Pune
Karachi's open 'Bohra Bazaar' is enjoyed by all as Bohra women set out stalls of food and fun for everyone
Over 200 trees planted by Bohra community members in plantation drive
Brand new and state-of-the-art MSB educational institute can accommodate 1600 students
Amir of Kuwait hosts a reception for Syedna at his official residence
We continue our look at the article on Fatimid gardens by Dr. Stephan Pradines, with a gallery of unique landscape features from India's Bohra mausoleum grounds (mazaars) today.
A news feature on SBUT's Bhendi Bazaar redevelopment from Singapore
World renonwned nauhakhwan Nadeem Sarwar was a star guest at Sydney jamaat's Eid gathering with community leaders
PM Narendra Modi was given a welcome with tree saplings instead of traditional bouquets to highlight Syedna's tree plantation drive
Local church leader was an honoured guest of Nottingham's jamaat on Eid day
'Each one, plant one' - Small town Bohra community sparks wider environmental awareness with tree plantation effort
After 30 days of fasting Eid was celebrated with gusto by Bohras in Indore
Sydney's Blacktown councillors got mud under their finger nails in Syedna's tree plantation drive. The local paper reports.
Fatema Qureish has enjoyed art since childhood but never imagined that one day she would be the leading paper artist in Kenya.
Twin Cities get 328 saplings in Bohra community worldwide plantation drive
Bohras were amongst the US Ambassador, Bob Godec's guests for an iftaar dinner in Nairobi
CM Sri Devendra Fadnavis attended an iftaar dinner and planted a sapling
'BohraTalks' - Writer Husain Dalal explains the health benefits of the date; especially as a fast (breaking) food
Ideas on making this iftaar staple even more interesting
Mumbai's widespread Bohra community will plant 40,000 trees across the city to mark the end of the Month of Ramadhan
Right Honourable MP For Ealing North (London) joined the London community in Northolt and put his green fingers to work
Ramadhan means iftaar and iftaar means dates. We take a brief look at dates and their remarkable fruit bearing tree - the date-palm.
"We have often felt embarrassed to say where we live; we have even heard of marriage proposals being rejected for people who live here," said Nallwalla, 24, a PhD student.
CNN speaks to Abduttayeb Hassanali at the London vigil where grey skies gave way to rain as Londoners remembered Saturday's attack.
Bohras from London joined thousands to pray for the lost, the recovering and the heroes. The Daily Mail reports
On World Environment Day, DNA reports on the tree planting drive by Bohras in Mumbai
After the Maghrib or evening prayers when most Muslims rest briefly before they get ready for another session of nightly prayers during Ramdhan, Fatima Yusuf Lokhandwala has a big job at hand.
UAE Bohras will donate blood in drive scheduled in Ramadhan to coincide with WHO blood donation day.
The Bohra community's humble flood relief efforts - Colombo, Sri Lanka
A step-by-step guide to planting a sapling
This Ramadhan His Holiness Dr Syedna Mufaddal Saifuddin TUS has expressed a desire that at least 200,000 trees be planted worldwide. Let us join hands towards fulfilling His Holiness's this wish and make our planet a better place to live in.
Bohra Muslim iftar at the Saeeds is a treat of culture and cuisine. Gulf News reports.
Members of the Manchester jamaat joined in mourning for the victims of Monday's senseless attack.
In April 2017 His Excellency President Uhuru Kenyatta of Kenya accepted the invitation of His Holiness Dr Syedna Mufaddal Saifuddin TUS to inaugurate the new campus of Aljamea-tus-Saifiyah in Langata, Nairobi.
Following up from the article on her semester of research and discovery in Madagascar, Ann Arbor graduate Tasneem Bhindarwala kindly answered tdb.com's questions on the whole experience.
Courtesy of Daily Mirror
Syedna ( TUS ) urges UAE Bohras to contribute positively to the nation during stopover visit.
Nasik's first ever 'Iron Man' Ammar Miyaji talks about about his achievement.
Journalist Jyoti Shelar attended the inauguration of Aljamea Nairobi and shares her profile in The Hindu newspaper.
Gardens have become a central feature of Bohra properties. Places of pilgrimage, masjids, schools, the Jameas and the current revamp of Bhendi Bazaar all incorporate substantial areas of vegetation and foliage. A new study by Professor Stephane Pradines finds a Fātịmid legacy for these gardens and open spaces dating back a thousand years.
American economist Alex Tabarrok pens down his thoughts on Raudat Tahera & the Bhendi Bazaar Upliftment Project.
Fatemi learning established itself in Africa on the banks of the Nile in Cairo. A thousand years later it is rekindled once more in Africa - near the source of the Nile - in the form of Nairobi's Aljamea-tus-Saifiyah.
Dr Mustafa Izzuddin, adjunct professor at Aljamea-tus-Saifiyah, Surat, teaches at the National University of Singapore. Here he gives his reflections on his experience of the annual exams.
Times of India writer Mohammed Wajihuddin's editorial piece on Nairobi Jamea on Speaking Tree.
Tasneem Bhindarwala's Bachelor of Arts degree from Ann Arbor, Michigan, took in a Madagascan adventure.
Her Excellency Mrs Margaret Kenyatta toured the new campus and met the girl students in a visit that bred warmth, respect and affection all around.
A special set of photos of the newly inaugurated Al Jamea tus Saifiyah campus in Nairobi
News Coverage - Inauguration of Al Jamea tus Saifiyah, Nairobi
President Kenyatta commended the Dawoodi Bohra Community for promoting tolerance and peace, noting that the community truly represents what Islam stands for.
The Al Jamea-tus-Saifiyah academy in Nairobi
The mood was festive, smiles all around and the fireworks lit up the cool Nairobi night as Syedna ( TUS ) arrived for the inauguration of the new Al Jamea tus Saifiyah campus.
Bhendi Bazaar residents speak of their hopes for the area's expansion - in Malaysia's Sun daily newspaper.
it was fun and games all around as Bohras and non-Bohras alike came together at the annual milad carnival in Colombo late March.
'The Hindu' newspaper features the Bhendi Bazaar redevelopment project in South Mumbai which has emerged as a model for large scale redevelopment in other cities across India and abroad. It has even become a prominent case study in urban renewal in several foreign universities and town planning colleges.
World famous Egyptian architect Hassan Fathy - lead architect in the renovation of al-Masjid al-Anwar in Cairo - was celebrated by Google on the occasion of his 117th birthday in March.
Following Syedna's ( TUS ) prescription of taking a little honey to combat tobacco addiction, MSB and madrasah students in Rajkot took to the the streets with an anti-tobacco message.
Chairman of Akber Brothers Tea is given Deshmanya Award by Sri Lanka's president
Perhaps its just not a good year if your team name includes 'Falcons'. After the Atlanta Falcons went down in this year's Super Bowl final - it was the turn of the Fakhri Falcons who went down to AMB Avengers in the Syedna Mohammed Burhanuddin cricket final.
Kuwait Ladies triumph in worldwide Kunuz contest finale on Sunday 19th March
Sindh governor praised the community as peaceful and economically productive in a meeting with a Bohra delegation Wednesday.
The first ever international edition of the SBT10 cricket tournament was won by Al-Nadi al-Burhani who triumphed over hosts Mumbai in the final.
Fremont Bohras in San Francisco, California, hosted a Spring-welcoming gathering with local community leaders where the city mayor presented them with a certificate for their role in enhancing cultural diversity and the economy.
After her newly born son was diagnosed with cerebral palsy, Dr Fatima Jetpurwala decided that the best way to care for him would be to become a doctor herself.
The world's heaviest lady, Eman Ahmed, has lost 100kg since arriving at Mumbai's Saifee Hospital in January. The BBC reports.
The BBC reports on how Saifee Hospital came to the aid of a Mumbai policeman who became the subject of a viral tweet by a famous Indian writer
Bohra pupils and teachers let the creative juices and paints flow onto a 2km long wall in a Burhani Foundation led clean-up initiative
In an in-depth look, 'The Hindu' newspaper finds that the Bhendi Bazaar makeover plan offers lessons worth learning, particularly about how to involve and incentivise the various stakeholders
Members of Colombo's CCC were given a guided tour of the city's main Bohra masjid and came away with many misconceptions shed.
Philanthropist and entrepreneur, Dr Frank Islam, was a guest of Shahzada Ezzuddin saheb when he visited the Bhendi Bazaar redevelopment project in his recent trip to India.
Bohras in Kenya have been assisting in famine relief efforts in a drought stricken part of the country.
Archers from Aljameatus Saifiyah, Surat, took silver medals representing Gujarat at the Indian Nationals
Syedna Saifuddin ( TUS ) embarked on a tour of Indore and surrounding areas from Sunday 26th February
Syedna Saifuddin ( TUS ) bid farewell to Nagpur after several days visiting the city and surrounding areas.
Syedna ( TUS ) urges good citizenship in Nagpur sermon.
Jews, Christians, Bohras and Youth group join forces to prepare sandwich packets for the homeless
A Houston engineering student sees some of her own experiences in the Oscar-nominated depiction of NASA's hidden women figures.
Poetess Mrs Sakina Shabbir Dossaji has her life and career featured in Tanzania's 'The Citizen' newspaper